Match number 38 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 season is currently being played between the hosts Punjab Kings and the Lucknow Super Giants.
It was Punjab captain Shikhar Dhawan who won the toss and opted to bowl first. However, his decision has been so far proven wrong as the Lucknow’s Kyle Mayers played an explosive inning.
While Punjab managed to get the wicket of our of form KL Rahul early on, it was Kyle Mayers show on the other end as the Caribbean batter scored fifty in 20 balls. He scored 54 runs in 24 balls and is keeping an experienced player like Quinton de Kock out of the Playing XI. See how Twitterati reacted.
Kyle Mayers in IPL 2023:— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) April 28, 2023
73(38), 53(22), 13(14), 0(3), 29(23), 51(42), 24(19), 54(24).
He is having a dream season for Lucknow. pic.twitter.com/wCcO4tOF0D
Madness from Kyle Mayers!— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) April 28, 2023
Fifty in just 20 balls – what a crazy knock by Mayers, he's on fire. pic.twitter.com/lSN1s8Q11E
Watching Kyle Mayers bat, Quinton De Kock is not going to arrive late for IPL ever again.— Silly Point (@FarziCricketer) April 28, 2023Advertisement
You know the form a player when Batsman like QDk is sitting on the bench.— ANSHUMAN🚩 (@AvengerReturns) April 28, 2023
Kyle Mayers is here to stay in the IPL. 🥵 pic.twitter.com/Sb3sOIClIU
The form of Kyle mayers is the reason why QDK isn't playing— Ashish Shrivastava (@ashishayush1177) April 28, 2023
And Gambhir never going to drop in form Player pic.twitter.com/SvP90ki20r